Anti-Defection Law: Supreme Court for tribunal on lawmakers' disqualification
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers, observing that he also belong to a political party.
Budget Wish List: Simplify tax laws, dispute resolution, say experts
There are a significant number of cases involving an amount of around 10...
UK PM Boris Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election
Johnson's Conservatives won a large majority in the lower ch...
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha chairs were requested not to refer RTI Bill to panels
Government has now made public the file notings which show its move on ‘expediting passage’ of RTI bill.
Here's how UK is planning to mark its departure from EU on Jan 31
From a huge party in Parliament Square to a special light display on Downing Street, here's how the UK is planning to mark its departure fro...
Budget Session of Parliament to commence on January 31
"The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Friday, January 31, 2020, at New Delhi. Subject to exigencies of business, the Session is scheduled to conclude on Friday, April 3, 2020," the communication from the Rajya Sabha secretariat said.
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers planned, a third person could be accommodated in case of a joint sitting of Houses. The new building is part of the mega central vista redevelopment plan.
Parliament canteen may soon go fully veg
IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, may soon be told to pack up as caterers to the Parliament canteen. The race for its replacement seems to be narrowing down to private brands, Bikarnerwala and Haldiram, choices that may mean the menu available for the MPs will only be vegetarian.
DSP Davinder Singh's medal 'forfeited'; J&K police might probe his role in 2001 Parliament attack
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has "forfeited" the Sher-e-Kashmir Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to Deputy Superintendent of Polic...
UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer
“There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule-taker, we will not be in the single market and we will not be in the customs union — and we will do this by the end of the year," Sajid Javid said, referring to a deadline at the end of 2020 for conclusion of what are expected to be contentious trade talks with the then-27 member EU.
Top Guards commander briefs Iran parliament: Report
Major General Hossein Salami addressed the members of the Majles in a closed session, the semi-official news agency reported. Salami had been due to explain the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Guards' foreign operations arm, in a January 3 US drone strike in Baghdad, ISNA reported as the session got underway.
Vladimir Putin proposes power shift to parliament and PM, in possible hint on own future
In power as either president or prime minister since 1999, Putin, 67, is due to step down in 2024 when his fourth presidential term ends. Under the current constitution, which bans anyone from serving more than two successive presidential terms, Putin is barred from immediately running again.
CAA protests: People on streets as things to be said inside Parliament were not said, says court
The court asked the investigating officer of the police to put on record all the evidence which showed that Chandrashekhar Azad was allegedly giving incriminatory speeches at the gathering at Jama Masjid and any law which showed that the gathering there was unconstitutional.
British Parliament clears Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Paving the way for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union later this month, British Parliament has voted in favour of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
British Parliament finally approves Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Britain's House of Commons on Thursday ratified Prime Minister Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement by 330 votes to 231, clearing the way fo...
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